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Kona SCUBA Diving Trip 2011

I finally found 5 minutes to upload 30 seconds of video from last month’s Kona dive trip. I’ll eventually find time to put up something a little longer, but if this sequence doesn’t make you wish you were there, I don’t know what it’ll take. This was, I believe, our 5th dive. We had large […]

Kona SCUBA Diving Video

The first time I planned a dive trip to Hawaii, I had divers saying things like, “Well, the diving’s not that great in Hawaii,” or “Hawaii doesn’t compare to the Bahamas,” or some such criticism. So, my expectations really weren’t that high. Turns out, these divers either know about places I can only imagine, or […]

Captain Cook, Hawaii Dolphins

http://www.hale-hoola.com/Captain-Cook-Monument.htm December 5th is pretty far off (over 9 months), and there’s a lot of diving to do before that.  I think 4 of the 6 spots are now filled, possibly 5, but it may be possible to arrange another boat so let me know if you are interested and I’ll see what I can […]

Rare 1823 Wreck Found—Capt. Linked to “Moby-Dick”

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news//2011/02/110211-two-brothers-whaling-ship-pollard-science-nantucket-noaa/ I can’t imagine how many shipwrecks there must be throughout the world, but certain ones excite me a lot. Queen Anne’s Revenge, The Nuestra Señora de Atocha, The Hunley among others come to mind as wrecks I am particularly fascinated with. I remember reading a book about the Mel Fisher’s search for the Atocha long […]